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Open Educational Resources (OER) at Montana State University

Information on Open Educational Resources (OER) and initiatives at MSU.

What is Copyright?

Copyright and the United States

Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution states:

"The Congress shall have power...To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries..."

Why Worry About Copyright?

Copyright on Campus

Copyright for Students

Copyright on Classroom Materials

What is Fair Use?

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Creative Commons License
Montana State University (MSU) Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER) by Doralyn Rossmann is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This guide is a modified version of a guide created by Regina Gong at Lansing Community College Library.